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Technology Business Manager - Logistics

Keywords / Skills : Technology Manager, Logistics Strategy, Business Management

7 - 17 years
Posted: 2017-12-21

Job Description
GAC Group – IT is in seeking a Technology Business Manager – Logistics to join its Technology Business Management (TBM) team. The team’s mission is to move IT closer to the GAC operating companies, build a trustworthy relationship between IT and the different business units and transform IT into a tool to develop and execute business. This will mainly be performed through IT Councils together with the Business representatives.

The Technology Business Manager - Logistics will ensure that all relevant decision-makers within the GAC Group receive the right processes and consistent, accurate and transparent information to enable fact-based decision-making, by bringing data together from various companies and making it easily accessible for daily operations and decision-makers through acquisition, organisation, analysis and consumption of information. The job includes both Project and BAU budgeting.

The overall goal of the role is to contribute to the positive ROI in relation to IT solutions and enable the Business to develop its Business area targets.

  • Business Case Creation 
  • Build relationships with the organisation. 
  • Develop overall knowledge of Finance & different Operations of GAC. 
  • Drive Process Automatisation and efficiency enhancement. (Operation Process Mapping, Process Improvement) 
  • Understand the relation between Business needs and the capabilities of the IT Department to deliver. 
  • Help the TBM Team transform IT into a tool to develop and execute the business. 
  • Focus on coaching the business to decide and prioritise (together with TBM) which efforts to pursue in line with resource availability. 
  • Budget management for Projects and IT BAU 
  • Manage IT Council assessments 
  • Act as TBM SME for Logistics: Freight, Contract Logistics and Supply Chain. 
  • Technology Business for Logistics within the GAC Group 
  • Skillfully solve problems together with the Business Units. 
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate Logistics with other Operational and Business systems 
  • Act as TBM SME for Business Processes specific to different Logistics areas. 
  • Develop and follow-up on metrics and Reports 
  • Act as TBM SME for Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities. 
  • Analyse the financial impact of proposed Process & IT solutions for logistics. 
  • Comply with the GAC Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environment (QHSSE) policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure compliance with the GAC Compliance Policy and GAC Code of Ethics. 
Operating Environment:
  • Multi-tasking environment 
  • Travel to different regions and offices of the GAC Group and its customers. 
  • Work under pressure in parallel, considering a high number of stakeholders (at different levels) in different GAC Companies. 
Key Competencies:
  • Customer Service 
  • Cooperation and Teamwork 
  • Organisation 
  • Reliability 
  • Judgment 
  • Staff Development 
  • Management Excellence 
  • Engagement 
  • Strategic Thinking 
Qualifications and Experience: 
  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management or a related field. 
  • Decision making and negotiation skills. 
  • Knowledge of a PM methodology (PMP, Prince2, etc.) 
  • Assumes responsibility for solving problems. 
  • MS Visio or similar Business Process Mapping application. 
  • Communicate effectively across all levels, engaging and inspiring at senior levels internally and externally. 
  • Cultural awareness within a multi-cultural Corporate environment 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English are essential. 
  • 7 years’ related working experience with at least 2 years in a Management position. 
If you apply for this vacancy and do not hear from us within two weeks, please consider that you have not been shortlisted for the role.

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